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Women's Pro Racing to be the Highlight of Saturdays at AMA NationalsThe Women's Motocross Association, AMA Pro Racing, and the Nationals Promoters Group announced the race schedule for WMA Pro Racing at the 2005 AMA Nationals today. The 2005 AMA/WMA Pro Motorcross National Championship will now be a fundamental part of Saturday's program at select AMA Pro Racing Motocross Championship races.

Similar to Nextel Cup with its Busch Saturday series at NASCAR events, the new WMA Pro Championship is positioned on the AMA Pro Racing Saturday schedule along with the AMA Pro Practice and Pre-Qualifiers. This scheduling offers a unique opportunity to build attendance and media exposure on Saturday. In addition, the new schedule gives the women pro racers more track time during the National weekend than previously Additionally, it provides the racers with a pre-set practice time and race time at each event which adds to the professionalism of this prestigious championship.WMA will race at the Hangtown MX, Thunder Valley MX, Washougal MX, and Steel City Raceway AMA Motocross Championship races.Saturday WMA Pro Schedule
10:00 - 11:30 - WMA Tech Inspection
11:30 - 11:45 - WMA Rider's Meeting
12:35 12:55 - WMA Pro Practice
1:00 3:25 - AMA Pro Practice
3:30 4:00 - WMA Pro Moto Moto One (20 minutes + one lap)
4:05 to Completion - Pre-Qualifier Races
Following Men's Pre-Qualifying races - WMA Pro Moto Two (20 minutes + onelap)Sunday WMA Pro Schedule
11:00 WMA Pro Autograph Session
Intermission WMA Pro Trophy PresentationWMA is sponsored by Hitachi America, Z1R Helmets, Honda, Kawasaki, Scott USA, Sick Racing, VP Fuels, Thor MX, Alpinestars, Dunlop Tires, Mirage Trailers, Pro Clean, Engine Ice, Ready Filter, Northwest Motorsports, I Precision and Champion Wheel.For full details on the WMA and WMA pro racers visit www.womensmxassociation.com.